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Decision delayed on controversial Danville apartment project

DANVILLE — The Town Council wants more time, and much more information, before deciding whether to approve a 150-unit apartment complex on Diablo Road just west of Interstate 680. That extra time may not help the project’s developer — Los Gatos-based Danville Office Partners, LLC — based on the harsh comments by some council members, including Robert Storer, about the “Riverwalk at …

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Editorial: Pass bill to put check on wildly escalating drug prices

Pharmaceutical companies need an intervention to address their addiction to prescription drug price gouging. Californians should demand that Big Pharma be more transparent about drug-pricing habits and put an end to pharmaceutical industry practices that state Sen. Ed Hernandez says “literally rape the American people at the expense of the taxpayer.” With SB 17 the West Covina Democrat would require …

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Lawsuit filed against UC Berkeley over Ann Coulter event

BERKELEY — A conservative student group filed a lawsuit against UC Berkeley on Monday, following the college’s cancellation of pundit Ann Coulter’s scheduled Thursday visit to the campus. Harmeet Dhillon, attorney for Berkeley College Republicans and Tennessee-based Young America’s Foundation, said last week that her clients “are left with no choice but to seek relief in court from UC Berkeley’s illegal …

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Why Barrow’s Underminers Are Failing

It is barely three months since President Adama Barrow took full charge of the Gambia. His government took power from the present day worst dictator whose 22-year rule had been marred by extrajudicial killings, abductions, tortures, economic indiscipline, imprisonment of innocent people, disappearances, exiling and total dismantling of our social and national fabrics. It is clear as the daylight that …

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Ex-Fox News guest accuses Sean Hannity of sexual harassment

NEW YORK — A former Fox News guest says Sean Hannity made her feel “uncomfortable” by repeatedly asking her to his hotel while on assignment more than a decade ago, and said she stopped appearing on the host’s show soon after refusing to meet him. But Debbie Schlussel said she doesn’t believe that Hannity’s behavior constituted sexual harassment, clarifying remarks …

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Pittsburg woman steps to the frontlines to set up Climate March

PITTSBURG — Joanne Fanucchi has never had trouble speaking her mind, making her opinions known and putting her heart and soul into causes she believes in, like the environment, fighting child abuse and opposing nuclear power, since she was 13. But the front lines, she said, have never been her forte. “I’ve been a follower; I prefer waiting until someone else takes …

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Timelines for appointing MMDCEs needed – Kyei-Baffour

A Local Governance analyst, George Kyei-Baffour, says the failure of the President to appoint substantive Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs), is having a toll on the administration of the various assemblies. Mr. Kyei-Baffour opined that, President Nana Akufo-Addo should have been bounded by some timelines to nominate MMDCEs. MMDCEs are nominated by the President pursuant to Article 243(1) of …

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